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  • Maryland's Dominion Cove Point, the only liquefied natural gas import terminal in the Mid-Atlantic, is adding export capability at its Chesapeake Bay facility.  Export operations are expected to begin in late 2017.
  • In 2015, the Calvert Cliffs facility, Maryland’s only nuclear power plant, supplied 40% of the state's net electricity generation.
  • Independent power producers provided 98% of the net electricity generation in Maryland in 2015.  Almost all of the rest was generated at industrial and commercial facilities.
  • In 2015, renewable energy resources, including hydroelectric power and utility-scale solar photovoltaic generation, accounted for 7.5% of Maryland's total net electricity generation.
  • Maryland's Port of Baltimore has set coal-handling records in recent years, and in 2015, it was second in the nation in coal exports. Coal is the leading export commodity by tonnage leaving the Port of Baltimore.

Last Updated: July 21, 2016

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Maryland, U.S. Rankings

Total Energy per Capita 40
Total Energy per Capita 40
Total Energy 38
Crude Oil --
Natural Gas 31
Coal 19
Electricity 40
Natural Gas 47
Electricity 13
Carbon Dioxide Emissions 34

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Maryland Energy Administration

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Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development - Multifamily Energy Efficiency and Housing Affordability Program (MEEHA)

Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development - Weatherization Assistance Program

Maryland Department of the Environment - Mining Program


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